南洋理工大学

Materials Science and Engineering

项目介绍

In your days with MSE, there will be a wealth of knowledge and skills that will come your way. Our goal is for every student to make full use of every resource in MSE to become leaders equipped with the skills necessary for the future. You will have: 

  • Specialized knowledge in the materials field
  • Clarity of mind to solve any problem
  • Astute in communicating thoughts and ideas
  • Burning passion to achieve beyond known capabilities
  • Compassion in the midst of relentless progress

There is one last attribute that would complete the MSE education, and that is the initiative to reach out for what you desire. At MSE, we will provide you with opportunities for learning. It is through your initiative, participation and desire that you reap the most out of your experience.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Programme Overview

MSE offers higher degree programmes by research on a part-time and full-time basis which has a minimum and maximum periods of candidature. They are:

​Full-Time ​ ​Part-Time ​
Programmes Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
​Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) ​2 years 5 years​ ​3 years ​7 years
​Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) ​1 year ​3 years ​1 year ​4 years

From AY2020, the candidature period will be revised as follows:

​Full-Time ​ ​Part-Time ​
Programmes Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
​Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) ​2 years 5 years​ ​3 years ​5 years
​Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) ​1 year ​3 years ​1 year ​3 years

Potential students may submit their applications here. Those who are accepted may be admitted in either January or August, subject to the approval of the University.

Research:

The student will work under the supervision of a faculty member whose research interests are in the area proposed by the student. MSE carries out research in a variety of materials-related fields. The major research areas are:

Programme Structure

1. Coursework Requirements:Coursework Requirements:

In addition to pursuing independent research, candidates are required to satisfy the following requirements.

The coursework requirements for the two programmes are:

  • M.Eng. – 9 Academic Units with an average grade of B- or CGPA of 3.0
  • Ph.D. – 18 Academic Units, with an average grade of B or CGPA of 3.5

  In both programmes, no course grade can be below C+

For NPGS scholar, please refer to the terms and conditions in your letter of offer, letter of award for Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship.

Exemption from courses may be granted by Associate Chair (Research) if the candidate is deemed to have already done sufficient coursework in the relevant area in a Master’s degree programme at a recognized university.

For more information about graduate courses, please proceed to Postgraduate Courses.

2. Ph.D. Qualifying Examination (QE):
Candidates have to undergo QE within 18th and 20th month of the candidature. Students must pass both parts below to confirm their Ph.D. or M.Eng. status.:
(i) Graduate coursework with required CGPA, and
(ii) Completion of  a report and an oral presentation

3. Thesis & Oral Examination:
At the end of the programme, both Ph.D. and M.Eng. are required to write and submit a thesis, which will be examined by internal and external examiners. After which, students have to conduct an Oral Examination.All Ph.D. students must have at least 1 accepted first author publication before thesis submission.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Postgraduate Programmes

Applicants from Local Universities
Applicants from autonomous universities in Singapore must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Honours (Distinction) or better. Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) need not be provided.

Applicants from Overseas Universities (based on the first degree)
Applicants from overseas universities must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Upper Honours or better.

Applicants from universities in China must have an average grade of 80 or above for the relevant Bachelor’s degree.

Applicants from universities in India must have 1st Class Honours for the relevant Bachelor’s degree.

All applicants from overseas universities must provide GRE and TOEFL scores. Applicants from India may use GATE to replace GRE. IELTS may be used in place of TOEFL.

GRE requirements (validity of 5 years from date of application):
Minimum GRE Verbal Reasoning Measure (V) and Quantitative Reasoning Measure (Q) scores must be equivalent to or more than 149 for each category. Applicants with total GRE scores (V + Q) equivalent to or more than 319 are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum GRE Analytical Writing Measure score (AW) must be equivalent to or more than 3.5.

GATE requirements (validity of 3 years from date of application):
Minimum GATE percentile score must be equivalent to or more than 90%.

TOEFL requirements (validity of 2 years from date of application):
Minimum TOEFL score must be equivalent to or more than:

  • 600 for paper-based test
  • 250 for computer-based test
  • 100 for internet-based test

IELTS requirements (validity of 2 years from date of application):
Minimum IELTS score must be equivalent to or more than 6.5.

The TOEFL/IELTS requirements may be waived if the applicant can prove that English was used as the medium of instruction during tertiary studies. The documentary proof is usually in a form of a letter or certificate.
Official original test scores are not required during the application stage. However, if successfully accepted, the applicant must produce original hardcopy documents during matriculation in NTU.

Please note that MSE does not accept Technical Proficiency Tests (TPT) and English Proficiency Tests (EPT).

For more information on the Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA), please visit this link.

Applications may be made through this portal.

We emphasize that the selection process is competitive. Meeting all prior requirements does not guarantee selection. All applicants will be holistically evaluated based on the submitted research proposal, research and work experience, and other relevant experiences.   

If you have any enquiries, please send them to Ms. Serena Tan at msegraduate@ntu.edu.sg

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